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Noel and Victor ride the duet bike at The Village at St. Clair in Windsor
May 25, 2021
- Village Voice
When Victor Domagala’s health began to turn and the support staff with the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network suggested his wife Gail consider the possibility of long-term care, she consulted a friend who works in the sector in the Woodstock area. Noel and Victor at The Village at St... Read more
Sachpreet Kaur, Swastika Karki and Sunita Thapa all felt they could add a little comfort to those residents they knew would appreciate a trim
May 10, 2021
- Village Voice
Thousands of caregivers across Schlegel Villages bring a gift from within themselves to the residents they serve. Their kindness, compassion, dedication and unique personalities blend with the people they support to create a family within their Village and, as Caregiver’s Week unfolds, they are... Read more
As and expecting mother, Laurie is thankful she had access to vaccination against COVID-19.
May 7, 2021
- Village Voice
Kate Broadbelt and Laurie Wolf have many things in common. They work in the service of others in retirement and long-term care homes because they value the relationships they develop among the diverse people who live there. They believe in holistic well-being and the role they can play in... Read more
In a time before COVID, the Payne family gathered. Now, an extended family at Humber Heights helps care for Morgan Payne.
May 4, 2021
- Village Voice
As February of 2020 melted into March and Stephanie Payne flew from Victoria B.C. to Toronto to support her parents Morgan and Diane after her father’s health took a troubling turn, she would never have predicted the difficulties that lay ahead. In a time before COVID, the Payne family gathered... Read more
Discovering the team members who we are proud  to have in our villages is an ongoing priority. 
April 29, 2021
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages has been recognized for leadership and innovation in the field of Human Resources service delivery and workforce management solutions thanks to the organization’s rapid and creative responses to the unique HR pressures of 2020. The organization was presented with the HR... Read more
April 29, 2021
- In the News
Dear Team Members, Residents, Loved Ones and Neighbours; One of the most cherished aspects of life in our 19 Villages is the diversity we so often celebrate. Each location is a microcosm of our global community. A great number of our team members are new Canadians from every corner of the globe and... Read more
Lita and Irma together again at Wentworth Heights. 
April 27, 2021
- Village Voice
“There are some really special people in this world,” says Lita Heinbecker as she considers the efforts the team at The Village of Wentworth Heights put into a special reunion with her sister Irma, who recently moved back into The Village after health issues and COVID lockdowns separated them. Lita... Read more
Ted Hudson (left) and Bryce McBain, General Manager at The Village of Riverside Glen (right), present Lloyd Hetherington with an award marking 10,000 downloads of the Stories from  the Green Bench Podcast, which Lloyd co-hosts. 
April 20, 2021
- Village Voice
When the idea of auditioning to co-host a new podcast alongside respected broadcaster Erin Davis was put forth to Lloyd Hetherington, he fully admits he didn’t have a clue what a podcast was and he’d certainly never taken the time to listen to one. Never one to shy away from a new educational... Read more
Virtual Volunteerism at its finest at Erin Meadows.
April 16, 2021
- Village Voice
Michael Markou is known for his happy-go-lucky attitude and his funny, jolly statements. He is always joking with the team that supports him at The Village of Erin Meadows long-term care home in Mississauga, but he does so in a friendly way, always encouraging. Virtual Volunteerism at its finest at... Read more
Irene Chinyenze shares her insights on COVID-19 vaccination, encouraging others to protect themselves against the virus.
April 1, 2021
- Village Voice
Esther Asare has heard all of the conflicting information surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations shared through seemingly infinite spaces online; the hesitancy among those who are unsure and the outright mistrust of those who float in the false facts of conspiracy. She chose to look past it all when her... Read more

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